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Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 11:59
The official launch of IslandNewspapers.ca, a fully searchable online archive of digitized Island historic newspapers and newspaper history, took place today at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. The project is a collaborative partnership consisting of the UPEI Robertson Library, The Guardian, the PEI Public Archives and Records Office, and UPEI's Hacker-in-Residence Peter Rukavina. The...
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 08:48
The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of February 3-9 are Keirstin Visser, Women's Hockey; and Zachary Laustsen, Swimming. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes in order to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports throughout the season. UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian...
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 06:04
The UPEI Department of Athletics and Recreation is excited to confirm that Lewis Page is returning for his 15th year as head coach for UPEI Men's Soccer as the University gets set to host the 2014 CIS Men's Soccer Championship from November 6 to 9. During the 2013-14 season, Page led both the men's and women's programs in a combined role as full-time head coach and...
Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 09:16
The University of Prince Edward Island, along with the PEI Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and the PEI Department of Health and Wellness, released today the results of the 2012-13 School Health Action Planning and Evaluation System (SHAPES-PEI) Provincial Student Health Profile. SHAPES-PEI gathers information from students in grades 5 through 12 about healthy eating,...
Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 05:08
A new geovisualization tool created by researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) demonstrates the effects of erosion and sea-level rise on Prince Edward Island's coastline and the potential vulnerable areas in the future. The tool, Coastal Impact Visualization Environment, or CLIVE, is a collaborative research initiative connecting UPEI...
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 20:21
The University of Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce that the Senate and Board of Governors have recently endorsed "UPEI Strategic Plan 2013-18," a document that will guide the University's endeavours over the next five years. UPEI's commitment to its students and to the University's long-term sustainability is clearly outlined in the plan which is the culmination of...
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 12:10
UPEI Athletics and Recreation announced the details today regarding tickets for the 2014 Atlantic University Sport men's hockey playoffs that begin during the week of February 17. The UPEI Panthers are officially guaranteed a return to the playoffs, beginning with a quarter-final, 'best of three' series. The semi-finals and finals are both 'best of five' series. UPEI...
Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 17:16
UPEI Panther Suzanne Nicholson was awarded the prestigious 2013-14 Atlantic University Sport Student-Athlete Community Service Award at the 2014 Subway AUS swimming championshp banquet tonight in St. John's, NL. The Atlantic University Sport student-athlete community service awards recognize achievement in athletics, academics and community involvement. Nicholson, from Bedford, NS, is a fourth-...
Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:56
The UPEI Panther basketball and hockey teams are partnering to proudly support the UPEI women's basketball ‘Shoot for the Cure' fundraiser. The seventh annual event takes place on Saturday, February 8 as the women's basketball team hosts CIS number two-ranked Saint Mary's Huskies at 3:00 pm. ‘Shoot for the Cure' is a national fundraising initiative by the...
Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 10:49
Don Gayton, ecologist and award-winning nature and science writer, is writer-in-residence at UPEI during the week of February 3-8. He is being hosted by the English Department and Environmental Studies Program, with funding from The Canada Council for the Arts. He will give a public reading from his recent writings on Thursday, February 6, at 7:30 pm in the Confederation Centre Public...

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